The GSA release of significant program changes to FedRAMP in 2016 is in line with an increasing appetite for cloud computing and the increasing federal policy emphasis on cybersecurity. By Selena Brady and C. Joël Van Over, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Federal spending on information technology and cybersecurity continues to increase. Federal spending on […]
Congress often includes provisions dealing with small business programs in its annual National Defense Authorization Act. 2016 was no exception. This year, In Section 1832, Congress has attempted to provide some uniformity to the Veterans Administration and the Small Business Administration programs for our veteran-owned small businesses. Here are the highlights: Uniformity in Service-Disabled Veteran […]
The Historically Underutilized Business Zone (“HUBZone”) Act, 15 U.S.C. § 675a, sets forth three ways in which contracting agencies may provide contracting assistance to HUBZone contractors. The contracting agency may award contracts to HUBZone contractors on a sole source basis or they may restrict competition to just HUBZone contractors. In addition, on contracts to be […]
As promised, a continuation of the Q&A from Aronson’s Government Contracting webinar “Decoding Budgeted Indirect Rates,” presented by Donna Dominguez and Aisha Mian.
Below are several best accounting practices that businesses should incorporate into their year-end accounting procedures.
From Government Executive There’s nothing like a nice gift basket to lift spirits in the office during the holiday season. Federal employees should think twice, however, before digging into that box of expensive chocolates or that bottle of wine from a contractor. Even giving a token of appreciation to your boss requires extra care. Factors […]
Below are several time sensitive items that S-Corporations should take into consideration as part of their year-end planning. Most importantly, remember that the Internal Revenue Service requires an owner of an S-Corporation to pay themselves a reasonable salary for services provided to the corporation, which should be reported on Form W-2.